MC History Spotlight

History: The schools of Riverton Township

October 16, 2019

History: The schools of Riverton Township By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. Editor’s Note: MC History Spotlight is a regular history column brought to you by Ludington Woods Assisted Living and Memory Care. Prologue: Public education in Mason County today looks much different than it did in the 19th century and first half of the 20th century. In the mid- to late-1800s,…

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History: The Ludington Ski Hill.

October 11, 2019

History: The Ludington Ski Hill. By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. Editor’s Note: MC History Spotlight is a regular history column brought to you by Ludington Woods Assisted Living and Memory Care. This regular column features a story from our county’s past. Today, we feature the story of the Ludington Ski Hill. Back in the early 60s, a group of fruit farmers…

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Remembering the Harmon Farm of Riverton Township.

October 4, 2019

Remembering the Harmon Farm of Riverton Township. By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. Editor’s Note: MC History Spotlight is a regular history column brought to you by Ludington Woods Assisted Living and Memory Care. This regular column features a story from our county’s past. Today, we feature the story of Joyce and Don Harmon. Joyce is a resident of Ludington Woods. Family,…

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MCP in search of school history stories.

September 16, 2019

MCP in search of school history stories. I am looking for stories and need help from our readers. I am researching the history of all the local public schools in Mason County and looking for people to interview. The scope of the project will span 1855 to the present. I have already compiled a significant list of the dozens of…

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History: Photos from Mason County’s farming past.

September 6, 2019

History: Photos from Mason County’s farming past. MC History Spotlight is a history column brought to you by Ludington Woods Assisted Living and Memory Care. Each week this column features a story from our county’s past. By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. #MasonCountyHistory Over the past 35 years of researching local history I have acquired an extensive collection of historical photos. There…

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